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Vocabulary Term Details

Indicator organisms

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indicator_organism)

Indicator organisms are used to measure such things as potential fecal contamination of environmental samples. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Organisms
Indicator species
Biological indicators
Biotic index
BMWP
Ecological indicators
Environmental factors
Macroinvertebrates
Pollution
RIVPACS

This term is used for the following terms: 
Biochemical indicators (organisms)
Biological markers (organisms)
Soil indicators (organisms)

Approved Date
06-Nov-2013

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